There are multiple reasons to start using the stairs more, whether you’re at work or just out an about. Climbing 3 flights of stairs, three times daily can burn as much as 11,700 calories  over the course of a year and the energy saved by doing so equates to the same amount of CO2 produced as sending 30,000 emails.

The following infographic from Stairbox looks at this in more detail.

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Ditch the Lift and Take the Stairs

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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